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Right on Earth

How Roscosmos, Russia’s federal space agency, has helped astronauts and common people

Russian Scientists to Fight Cancer with ‘Space Crystals’

Russian scientists have successfully performed space tests on mice

New Russian-Chinese YotaPhone Presented in China

BaoliYota Technology has presented the new YotaPhone 3 equipped with two screens

Russia 45th Among World’s Most Innovative Countries

Russia has become 45th out of 127 in the rating of the world’s most innovative countries

Roscosmos to Print Organic Tissue on 3D Printers in Space

Plans have been made to print living tissue and organs on board the International Space Station (ISS)

Crimean Winery to Launch Agritourism Programme

The Massandra winery in the Crimean peninsula is planning to launch a new agricultural tourism programme later this year

Moscow's Zaryadye Park to Get 'Floating' Bridge

A "floating" suspension bridge is under construction in Moscow's new Zaryadye Park

Rise of the Machines

How artificial intelligence took over Russia’s Skolkovo innovation centre

Maps for Visually Impaired May Soon Come to Moscow

A tactile-sound map for the visually impaired may soon appear in Moscow as part of an experiment to improve the city’s handicap-accessible environment

Russian Scientists Create New Treatment That Blocks Drug Effects

Russian scientists have created the first anti-relapse treatment agent, which utilises a molecule that helps block the effects of heroin, morphine and desomorphine

Russian Scientists Invent Stronger, Lighter Building Blocks

The building blocks are resistant to corrosion, inclement weather conditions and severe frosts

Russia to Produce Innovative ‘Elbrus’ Computers

"RosElectronics" announced the production launch of "Elbrus 101-PC"

Russian Designer Launches Online Photo Colourisation Service

Art. Lebedev Studio has launched the “Kolor” web instrument which uses a neural network to colourise black and white photos

Russian Registry Offices Now Offering Couples Therapy

In a number of Russian regions, registry offices have opened rooms for couples therapy

Russia Starts Developing National Cryptocurrency

The Bank of Russia started national digital currency development project

Moscow State University Scientists Invent Material for Aircraft of the Future

Scientists at Moscow State University created a unique composite polymer-based material that is stronger and lighter than metals

Russian Taxi Service Reveals Its First Self-Driving Car

Russia’s Yandex IT company has published a demo video of their first self-driving vehicle

Russia May Test Out Solar Panel Roads

Rosavtodor noted that the solar panel coating would be particularly useful in areas with the highest number of sunny days per year

Free Wi-Fi Comes to St. Petersburg Subway

Free public Wi-Fi network was launched Tuesday on the Orange (4th) line of the St. Petersburg subway system

Russia Creates Weapons Using ‘New Physics Principles’

A United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has created models of a new weapons system based on ‘new physical principles’

Business Model of the Day: Cat Rental

A novel business has launched in Russia's Kirov that offers locals the chance to rent a cat by the hour, helping them unwind and deal with stress

MasterCard Testing Selfie Payments in Russia

MasterCard is testing a payment service that uses selfie authentication in Russia